History

HistoryApril 19, 2017

Social Media – The New Colosseum

Today we circulate graphic images and inhumane videos in hopes of awakening a part of the human mind that has yet to be desensitized. Between 70-80 A.D., ancient Rome has built an open-air venue famously known as the Colosseum for entertainment. You can hardly imagine the Colosseum without the association of brutal, vicious, and masculine

HistoryMarch 26, 2017

Serving It Soft. Soft Powers Vs Hard Power In Influencing Countries

Explaining the importance of ‘soft power’ in adherence to ‘hard-power’ and their role in facing global challenges in

HistoryJanuary 3, 2017

History of the UAE’s Land and Its Connection to Present People

What are the old civilizations that lived on the UAE’s land, and are we connected to them like other countries are connected to their previous civilizations? In the past, many thousand years ago, people have documented parts of their lives such as their beliefs and significant events on walls and even on stones. Without access

Business and MoneyOctober 17, 2016

Ever Noticed The Heritage Sites On Our Banknotes?

What’s the importance of the heritage sites found on our banknotes and how important is it for our generation to integrate that knowledge in the educational system. The Jumeirah and Salem Al Mutawa Mosques or the Al Fahidi Fort are seen a few times a day on average, by any person who lives in the United

FeatureJanuary 26, 2016

In Memory of Mohammad Ali Zainal, The “King of Pearl”

The author talks about a Saudi businessman and philanthropist named Mohammad Ali Zainal who made great contributions to the field of education in the Arabian Peninsula. In the past few decades, the Arabian Peninsula has gone through countless changes and developments in the field of education. Today, it hosts several world-class universities and schools that

HistoryJanuary 24, 2016

Feminism & Islam: Celebrating The Gentle Giants

The author explores how interrelated it is to be a feminist and a muslim at the same time,

HistoryJanuary 13, 2016

10 Important Events That Made 2015 News

The author looks back into 2015 and remembers all the events that made news, and how we can

HistoryDecember 1, 2015

We Didn’t Ride Camels To School

Anna Roberts talks about her experience as a New Zealander moving to Dubai early in her childhood during

HistoryNovember 25, 2015

The Responsibility To Lead

What are the differences and significant changes that Omar ibn Abdul’Aziz, the 8th caliph of the Umayyad, made during his

Film & TVSeptember 2, 2015

The Comeback of Iftah Ya Simsim, The Arabic Production of Sesame Street (@iftahshow)

Article in brief: As the Arabic production of Sesame Street is returning after more than 2 decades of hiatus, the author explores the background of the show in it’s original and Arabic production forms. The question isn’t whether you know it’s back or not, the question is: will it have the same impact now as